Read our 2021 Impact Report >

NYC Outward Bound Schools is rebuilding stronger, more equitable school communities.

Building Social Capital >

An alumni partnership has opened doors for students at Leaders and West End Secondary School to gain internship and mentorship experiences before they graduate high school.

Making Modern History >

Erick Espin, a history teacher and Crew Advisor at WHEELS, was awarded EL Education’s 2021 Klingenstein Educator Award for connecting real-world issues with history curriculum in the classroom.

A Place-Based Partnership >

An interdisciplinary class at James Baldwin led in partnership with the High Line gives students an opportunity to express their learning through artwork.

Taking Initiative >

On October 28, more than 40 “Crew Guides” from schools around the city gathered for the much-anticipated kick-off to Crew Initiative, a City-funded program that will allow for implementation of Crew in up to 50 NYC public schools.

NYC Outward Bound Schools Welcomes Vanessa Rodriguez as New CEO >

NYC Outward Bound Schools has appointed Vanessa Rodriguez as CEO beginning in January 2022. Rodriguez will succeed founding CEO Richard Stopol.

City Awards NYC Outward Bound Schools $1.575M to Bring Crew to More Schools >

The Initiative, led in partnership with the NYC Department of Education, will support up to 50 NYC public schools in using Crew to build stronger, more inclusive communities centered around belonging.

WHEELS’ Erick Espin Wins National Teaching Award >

Erick Espin, a history teacher at WHEELS, is the 2021 recipient of EL Education’s national Klingenstein Teaching Award.

5 ways project-based learning encourages more equitable and engaged classrooms >

NYC Outward Bound Schools educators have embraced project-based learning as a way to create more equitable and engaged classrooms of students.

Video: Community-Building In Action at Macaulay >

Watch a video produced by CUNY that showcases NYC Outward Bound Schools’ field instructors in action.